Renegade Communications President & CEO Tim Watkins Named to Advisory Counsel
Head of Communications Company Brings Marketing Expertise to Expanding Foundation
Baltimore, Md. –The One Love Foundation in honor of Yeardley Reynolds Love announced today that the President & CEO of Renegade Communications, Tim Watkins, has been named to the Foundation’s National Advisory Counsel. Watkins produced the One Love Foundation’s powerful Public Service Announcement which is part of their ‘Be 1 for Change’ campaign.
In an effort to help the Foundation combat Relationship Violence, Watkins will provide expertise on future multimedia projects and marketing materials. He will assist with the branding of the Foundation as well as promotional opportunities and visual aids which will help the One Love Foundation grow to a nationally recognized voice against Relationship Violence. Watkins will also serve as a Foundation spokesperson, as well as provide guidance and resources to enhance education programs One Love will be working to implement throughout the United States.
"After working with the One Love Foundation on their Public Service Announcement, I knew I wanted to stay involved with this organization and help them to grow and expand in any way I could,” said Tim Watkins. “The Foundation has taken an extremely tragic situation and turned it into an impressive mission against Relationship Violence that will help save lives around the country. I am honored to sit on their National Advisory Counsel and foresee exciting projects that will make a difference in the future.”
Tim Watkins is president and CEO of Renegade Communications. Watkins joined the company in 1991 and has since turned the once-small production firm into a multi-faceted strategic advertising agency, production company and production faculty. His background in finance and accounting combined with a strong work ethic has resulted in a thriving media company that serves a variety of national clients. Watkins’s leadership and vision, in-depth understanding of key client industries, as well as a wealth of marketing communications experience, make him a valuable resource to client management and the Renegade team.
Watkins is a frequently requested speaker and panelist in industry conferences and forums. Additionally, Watkins directed the soon-to-be-released documentary, The Blood & The Rose, and co-directed the 2004 Ronald Reagan Cold-War-era documentary, In The Face of Evil: Reagan’s War in Word and Deed. Watkins supports a variety of nonprofit groups and is a member of Legatus, an organization of Catholic CEOs.
“Tim is an exciting and valuable addition to the One Love Foundation’s National Advisory Counsel, not only for his expertise in multimedia work, but also because of his background and vast previous experience working with nonprofit organizations,” said Kim Ward, Chairman, One Love Foundation National Advisory Counsel and Managing Director of the Michael and Kim Ward Foundation. “Tim and his team created a very strong Public Service Announcement for the foundation and we look forward to future projects that come from this partnership.”
In the latter part of 2012, the One Love Foundation launched a national education campaign to combat Relationship Violence. The initiative, geared towards 16 to 24-year-olds, aims to educate, empower and enlighten young people via a powerful Public Service Announcement and their free and anonymous One Love Danger Assessment (DA) Application available for smart phones. The PSA and DA App make up phase one of their “Be 1 for Change” initiative that will serve as the base of a long-term campaign to combat Relationship Violence in the United States.